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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate20598
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base20816
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-1.0%
Population, 201020816
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 24.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 18.9%
Female persons, percent, 201351.2%
White alone, percent, 201397.6%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.2%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20130.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 2.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201395.7%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201387.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 0.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 2.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201391.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201318.8%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20131447
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 14.1
Number of Housing units, 20139389
Homeownership rate, 2009-201375.4%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201314.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$105,700
Number of Households, 2009-20138626
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.35
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $25,430
Median household income, 2009-2013$48,361
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 9.6%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-218
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/1367
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13850
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13783
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-287
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-3
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-284
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors2

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 5.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19406.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19508.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196010.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197012.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198013.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199016.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200017.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201018.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 14.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 17.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192019.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 21
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 23.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)27
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)32.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)38
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)42.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)44.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)46.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)48
Median age (2000)38.7
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)1287
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)1542
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001775
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1723
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)1034
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)2216
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)3336
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)2662
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)976
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)865
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1874
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)1524
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)607
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)15652
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)14892
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)4493
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)4005

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010569.44
Persons per square mile, 201036.6
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts900
Private nonfarm employment, 201210692
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-2012-0.3%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121765
Total number of firms, 20072755
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")23.7%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 794027
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)1350539
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)298050
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $14,338
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")20787
Building permits, 201227

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 20121065
Total acres of farmland 2012358858
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)337
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)328077
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)312964
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012557905
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012200069

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)A
Total marriages 2013180
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)8.7
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 2013179
Total same gender marriages 2013 3 or less
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)2.5
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)43.7
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)319.4
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)3.07
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)12.8
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)68.4
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1025
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)301
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1326
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)0
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)6

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)18335
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)880.81
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)160.26

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)1470
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)2320
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)3185
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)4149
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)3746
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)3934
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)3930
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)6227
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)48
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)14139
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)232
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)206
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)586
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)1
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)1025
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)15164
Voters on Election Day 20144945
Voters who Voted Absentee 20143294
Total Voters 20148239
Active Voters as of 11/6/1414104
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201458.42
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/141052
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201454.36

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary28392
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary55
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20142.16%
2015 County Attorney Salary65073
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary71
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.13%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary61648
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary23
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20141.78%
2015 County Recorder Salary55589
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary34
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.13%
2015 County Sheriff Salary74739
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary34
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20143.20%
2015 County Treasurer Salary58547
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary25
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.09%
Number of Board Members5
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015457556
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary32
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.26%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues6515000
Total Property Tax Revenue6394427
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